|A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) - James Joyce|
LibriVox recording of A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man (version 2) by James Joyce. Read in English by TadhgA Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man is Joyce’s semi-autobiographical first novel. It traces the early life of Stephen Dedalus and his inner struggle with the oppression of Irish society and the Catholic church, ending with his awakening as a poet and writer and self-imposed exile from Ireland.“Welcome, O life, I go to encounter for the millionth time the reality of experienc...
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|Silas Marner - George Eliot|
LibriVox recording of Silas Marner by George Eliot. Read by Tadhg Reputed as Eliot’s favourite novel Silas Marner is set in the early years of the 19th century. Marner, a weaver, is a member of a small congregation in Lantern Yard. Falsely accused of a crime he didn’t commit, he leaves his home and lives a solitary life near the village of Raveloe. Dedicating his life to weaving and hoarding gold for the next fifteen years, circumstances beyond his control shape his destiny and help to resto...
Keywords: librivox; audiobooks; English literature; George Eliot; fiction; religion; Weaver; Ravaloe; Miser; Eppie; Stone Pits
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